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Sunday, October 5, 2008

Another Set of Quotations

"Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody." - Franklin P. Adams, American journalist and humorist, 1881-1960.

"Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds." - Henry Brook Adams, American man of letters, 1838-1918.

I'm not quite sure what a 'man of letters' is, but who am I to argue with the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations?